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The Price of Justice In Coal Country - Glenn Gilchrist

The Price of Justice In Coal Country - Glenn Gilchrist | Mountain Top Removal | Scoop.it
Mountain Top Removal in Wise County, VA The Price of Justice – A True Story of Greed and Corruption On May 23, 2014 a Virginia jury ruled against Massey Energy (acquired by Alpha Natural Resources) and awarded $4 million to bankrupt coal mine, Harman Development Corp. and $1 million in personal damages to its owner, …
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Aerial Photos Show The Sheer Destruction Of West Virginia's Mountaintop Removal Mining - Business insider

Aerial Photos Show The Sheer Destruction Of West Virginia's Mountaintop Removal Mining - Business insider | Mountain Top Removal | Scoop.it
Robert Johnson for Business InsiderThere's no denying the importance of coal in America. The combustible black rock provides about 40% of the United States'
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New Website Encourages Americans to Say No to Dirty Energy and Yes to Renewables

New Website Encourages Americans to Say No to Dirty Energy and Yes to Renewables | Mountain Top Removal | Scoop.it

In a new video Natural Resources Defense Council Trustee Robert Redford outlines the hazards of this filthy fuel and explains that while strip mining for tar sands is great for oil companies, it’s terrible for the rest of us ...


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State-wide Opposition to Mining Bill Grows

State-wide Opposition to Mining Bill Grows | Mountain Top Removal | Scoop.it
February 26, 2013 by Barbara With Yesterday, the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe called a press conference to demonstrate growing solidarity against SB1/AB1, the mining bill that would strip...

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Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson's curator insight, February 28, 2013 4:02 PM

‎February 26, 2013 by Barbara With - "Yesterday, the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe called a press conference to demonstrate growing solidarity against SB1/AB1, the mining bill that would strip control away from local governments and exempt mining companies from having to abide by current air and water standards. Members of a coalition made up of area elected officials asked for state-wide support against a bill that will ultimately jeopardize all of the water in the state."

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Federal Court Declares Bush-Era Rule that Removed Protections against Mountaintop Removal Mining Invalid | National Parks Conservation Association

Federal Court Declares Bush-Era Rule that Removed Protections against Mountaintop Removal Mining Invalid | National Parks Conservation Association | Mountain Top Removal | Scoop.it
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